|Dimension:||6.50 x 5.90 x 4.40 mm|
|Clarity:||Very Slightly (high grade)|
|Variety:||Purple Star Sapphire|
|Quality Grade:||Gem Quality (Commercial Grade)|
|Origin:||Ratnapura, Sri Lanka 🇱🇰|
|Treatment :||Natural/ Unheated|
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Natural Purple Star Sapphire with amazing colour-shifting Purple to Pink – Danu Group Gemstones
This glass body brilliance purple star sapphire shows a colour-shifting effect from purple to pink under fluorescent and incandescent light with nice 6 rays. Also, this is a high-quality commercial grade star sapphire among many star sapphires found in many localities.
Star sapphires exhibit a special optical phenomenon called asterism. Asterism is caused by small needle-like inclusions of the mineral rutile. Blue is one of the popular colour variety in the star category. star sapphire can be found in colours Pink, Purple, Violet, White, Gray, and Black. also, Green, Orangy Pink and yellow are uncommon colours among other star Sapphire colours. also, Pinkish red to red colour ranges are called “star ruby”.
Star Sapphire gives a very unique feel when compared with other gemstones. Star Sapphire can be seen as 6 stars and 12 stars. 12-star sapphire is very uncommon. When you see a star sapphire under the light source, the asterism effect of its star movement is very impressive. That’s why many people like a star sapphire. Opaque varieties of star sapphire commonly can be seen in the market. but, good colour transparent stones are quite hard to find in Natural Conditions.
This oval cabochon nice purple star sapphire is found from direct mining in the city of gem Ratnapura Sri Lanka. Danu group is humbly pleased to be able to provide such precious gems to the customer directly from the source. Explore more with Danu Group Gemstones Collections!
Sapphire deposits are found in Eastern Australia, Thailand, Sri Lanka, China, Vietnam, Madagascar, Greenland, East Africa, and in North America in mostly in Montana. Madagascar, Sri Lanka, and Kashmir produce large quantities of fine quality Sapphires for the world market. Sapphires are mined from alluvial deposits or from primary underground workings.
Sapphires can be treated by several methods to enhance and improve their clarity and color. A common method is done by heating the sapphires in furnaces to temperatures between 500 and 1,850 °C for several hours, or by heating in a nitrogen-deficient atmosphere oven for 1 week or more. Geuda is a form of the mineral corundum. Geuda is found primarily in Sri Lanka. It’s a semitransparent and milky appearance due to rutile inclusions. Geuda is used to improve its color by heat treatment. Some geuda varieties turn to a blue color after heat treatments and some turn to red after oxidizing. Also, Kowangu pushparaga turns to yellow sapphire after oxidizing.
Refractive index ω=1.768–1.772 nε =1.760–1.763
Solubility = Insoluble
Melting point = 2,030–2,050 °C
Birefringence = 0.008
Pleochroism = Strong
A variety of different inclusions can form within a natural sapphire. Each has different implications on the gemstone’s visibility and sparkle or light performance. Inclusions are a natural consequence of crystal growth and even the best stones are not expected to be totally inclusion-free. It can be seen inclusions in sapphires such as Needles, Mineral Crystals, Feathers, Fingerprints and etc. Basically, SI, VS, VVS, IF clarity grades are used in commercial-grade stones. Opaque, included and lifeless sapphires are in a lower grade and have low value in the gemstone industry, and not used in fine jewelry.
We must remember that the most powerful of all is our mind power. The use of gemstones in the chemical, wave, and vibration energy of the gemstones can only be of some help to the well-being of man. It is like a fence on the stairs. The stair fence is not essential for climbing stairs. But having a stair fence will make it easier to climb the stairs. That is also the case with using a gemstone. Almost every gem has its own vibrational and wave energy. also, the chemical properties of gemstones are very special. Gemstones are used to cure diseases and to stimulate and balance the energy fields of the human body by the chemical composition and other energies of the gemstones.
Healing Properties of Sapphire
Sapphire releases mental tension, depression, unwanted thoughts, and spiritual confusion. Sapphire is known as a “stone of Wisdom“. Sapphire restores balance within the body, aligning the physical, mental and spiritual planes, bringing serenity and peace of mind. Also, Since ancient times Sapphire gemstone is considered a stone of royalty, wisdom, Divine favor, and nobility.
Spirituality: wisdom, concentration, balance, clear thoughts Emotions: nervous, anger, frustration, negativity, negative feelings, love, truth Mental: wealth, prosperity, good luck, calm the mind Physical: fever, inflammation, burns, nosebleed, blood clots, bleeding, thrombosis, blood vessels, veins
Sapphire is also the best stone for awakening chakras. Dark Blue or Indigo Sapphire stimulates the Third Eye chakra. Blue Sapphire stimulates the Throat Chakra. Green sapphire stimulates Heart Chakra. Ruby stimulates Base Chakra. White sapphire and purple sapphire stimulate Crown Chakra. Yellow sapphire stimulates Solar Plexus Chakra. Orange sapphire stimulates Navel Chakra.
Purple Sapphire brings the wisdom of spiritual awakening. The Color energy of the purple sapphire helps to open the Crown Chakra, the source of our spirituality. Purple Sapphire is particularly calming to those who are emotionally unstable, helping to eliminate excessive worries and fears and to re-establish balance. Purple Sapphire stimulates the Crown Chakra. When the Crown is in balance, our energies are in balance.